Brain Coral worms?

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  1. Raven

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    Hallo,
    I have noticed a small tear on the side of my open brain last night when feeding it.
    Just a bit bigger than a pin head.
    Out of that hole, I've noticed a smallish worm like thing going in/out trying to get some of the food. This is not a tentacle....

    I've tried to take photo's of it, but it's a bit too small to really see anything on the photo.
    Any worm-like parasites that I must be worried about?
     
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  3. dallasg

    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i would definitely dip that coral, get yourself CoralRx or TLF Revive
     
  4. Lord_Blackadder

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    I wouldn't worry about it. Usually a barnacle or polychaete. Both are harmless.
     
  5. Raven

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    Ok - so 1 for dip, and 1 for no worry....
    damn...
     
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    i would say no worries. the co hosting and harmless. am i right in saying it has a fan type feather looking thing that comes out when it feeds
     
  7. Raven

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    Nope - I can't see any feathers yet...
    Will keep an eye on it.
     
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